Category Archives: mixed media

Personal Predator Drone Sculpture Mobile Lamp / Making It / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

Be the first on your block to have their own personal PREDATOR drone! Can detect, and eliminate individual targets anywhere in the world., faster than you can say ‘whatever’.  This is the second in my series of personal drones.  I … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Claudio Parentela / Italy

Here is some interesting work by an artist I just came across.  http://www.claudioparentela.net    http://claudioparentela.altervista.org

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Asteriod Miner Spaceship / email

I just had to post the following email I received about this lamp!  Below the photo, I’ve reprinted the info from my Etsy listing. Asteroid Miner Spaceship ZXCVB 109q Floor Lamp With Vintage Style Bulb and Solar Powered Propeller, listing … Continue reading

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Found Object Garden Art / Paula Mccullough / Huntsville, Texas

My friend Paula, http://www.etsy.com/shop/IndustrialBloom, sent me a present, and I want to share it with you.  Some cool garden art.  Our garden here in Milwaukee is a bit barren this time of year, but her ‘flowers’ do add a nice touch! … Continue reading

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Steampunk Mod Lamps / Mike Smith / Milwaukee, WI

I’ve started a new series that I call ‘Steampunk Mod’.  Because I can call it anything I want, OK?  Actually, I was invited to a Steampunk Fair on the strength of work that someone saw in my Etsy shop.  I … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Eric Daigh / Traverse City, Michigan

Recently, I’ve been (not consciously) finding artists who push the boundaries of more traditional art materials.  Today it is push pins! “Whether a symptom of corporate and social homogenization, or the four base pairs of DNA, we are products of … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Mark Khaisman, Philadelphia, PA

My previous Artist of the Day, Katina Huston, https://destructivetesting.wordpress.com/2012/07/19/artist-of-the-day-katina  uses ink on Mylar.  Mark Khaisman uses brown packing tape on backlit plexiglass! BORN 1958, Kiev, Ukraine.  Studied Art and Architecture in Moscow Architectural Institute, Moscow, Russia.      Lives and works in … Continue reading

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